The James Irvine Foundation has an initiative focused on low-wage workers aimed at supporting these workers’ efforts to influence corporate and public policy that improves their overall wellbeing, job quality and worker opportunities.
Health, wellbeing and productivity in the workplace is a recent RAND report that uses data collected from the Britain’s Healthiest Company competition to investigate connections between lost productivity at work at a range of personal and environmental factors.
Originally released in 2012, the CDC Worksite Health ScoreCard (HSC) is a freely available online tool. Four new topics have been added to the tool including 10 questions around occupational health and safety.
A CWHP report on Consumerism, Self-Care Trends and the Broader Value of Health suggests the importance of education and tools to assist individuals in making smart treatment decisions -- whether in the formal treatment system or through self-care alternatives.
It is well-known in the public health field that health services account for, on average, about 10% of health, while additional factors account for the remaining 90%, including contributors such as genetics, health behaviors, socio-economic circumstances and environmental influences.